Go to Content Go to Navigation Go to Navigation Go to Site Search Homepage

BOSTON--Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts President Dr. Jennifer Childs-Roshak released the following statement on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court:

“Justice Ginsburg was a champion for justice, equality, and health care for all. President Trump and Mitch McConnell are insulting her legacy and our democracy by ramming through a lifetime appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court before Inauguration Day. Instead of figuring out how to protect Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic and provide relief to their suffering, Trump and Senate Republicans would rather rip away our health care and send us back to the 1950s.

“Donald Trump has vowed to only appoint justices to the Supreme Court who would overturn Roe v. Wade and ‘do the right thing’ on the Affordable Care Act by striking it down. We simply cannot trust Amy Coney Barrett, who has been an active and vocal threat to reproductive health care and openly critical of the ACA, to protect our health and rights. If this nomination is confirmed, we will no longer be able to rely on the U.S. Supreme Court to protect us. That’s why the Massachusetts legislature must take immediate action to abolish the racist and discriminatory barriers to care that are entrenched in our state laws and finally guarantee equitable abortion access by passing the ROE Act.

“The Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts applauds the leadership of Senators Markey and Warren who are committed to making sure the people decide who sits on the people’s court. It is imperative that all Senators refrain from considering any nominee to replace Justice Ginsburg until after the inauguration. This rushed, blatantly partisan sham of a process is an attack on Planned Parenthood patients, and millions of others seeking health care. We will do all we can to fight this nomination.”




This website uses cookies

Planned Parenthood cares about your data privacy. We and our third-party vendors use cookies and other tools to collect, store, monitor, and analyze information about your interaction with our site to improve performance, analyze your use of our sites and assist in our marketing efforts. You may opt out of the use of these cookies and other tools at any time by visiting Cookie Settings. By clicking “Allow All Cookies” you consent to our collection and use of such data, and our Terms of Use. For more information, see our Privacy Notice.

Cookie Settings

Planned Parenthood cares about your data privacy. We and our third-party vendors, use cookies, pixels, and other tracking technologies to collect, store, monitor, and process certain information about you when you access and use our services, read our emails, or otherwise engage with us. The information collected might relate to you, your preferences, or your device. We use that information to make the site work, analyze performance and traffic on our website, to provide a more personalized web experience, and assist in our marketing efforts. We also share information with our social media, advertising, and analytics partners. You can change your default settings according to your preference. You cannot opt-out of our Necessary Cookies as they are deployed to ensure the proper functioning of our website (such as prompting the cookie banner and remembering your settings, to log into your account, to redirect you when you log out, etc.). For more information, please see our Privacy Notice.



We use online advertising to promote our mission and help constituents find our services. Marketing pixels help us measure the success of our campaigns.



We use qualitative data, including session replay, to learn about your user experience and improve our products and services.



We use web analytics to help us understand user engagement with our website, trends, and overall reach of our products.